huey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Huey and HueyCobra, by extension to all helicopters, during the Vietnam War

Noun[edit]

huey ‎(plural hueys)

  1. (US, slang, dated) a helicopter

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

huēy ‎(inanimate)

  1. Alternative spelling of huēyi

References[edit]

  • James Lockhart (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford University Press, page 218